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10 years of Best of the Best

Memorial Day weekend brings thousands of tourists to South Florida every year. A show that has been a staple during this holiday weekend has been the Best of the Best. This music concert brings some of the best artists from ...

Mothers celebrate their day at Jazz in the Bay concert

Mothers gathered to enjoy the sights and sounds of Jazz music Sunday, April 8 at the inaugural Mother's Day Jazz in the Bay concert presented by SBC Community Development Corporation (SBC CDC). Miami-Dade Commissioner Dennis Moss brought greetings and welcomed ...

The Social Whirl

The Miami Chapter of Charmettes (Charm is the essence of a woman’s power), founded in 1955, held their annual scholarship breakfast on April 30 at the Hollybrook Golf and Tennis Club at 10 a.m. It was a beautiful spring day ...

Chatter that Matters

In this week’s edition of Chatter, the Beehive was in formation and ready to slay as “Queen Bee” Beyoncé herself came to town to kick off her Formation Tour at Marlins Stadium in Miami. The show kicked off with Miami’s ...

Actress Gabrielle Union talks life and goals

Renowned actress and producer, Gabrielle Union Wade, May 6 convened an intimate Miami youth women’s summit, #LemonadeWithGWade, during which she shared life, leadership and inspirational advice to group of young women of color from the International Human Factor Youth Leadership ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW Alumni Association kicks off a Reunion Weekend of activities starting May 19. Call 305-688-7072 on or before May 13. South Florida Tuskegee Alumni Club will meet Saturday May 21st at 11:00 am at Lake Worth Community High School at ...

2016 Fantastic Voyage parties in PortMiami

Has anyone ever described for you what a Bon Voyage party on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage is like? No? Well that’s probably because you don’t describe a Fantastic Voyage party, you experience it. That’s exactly what thousands of first-time ...

Supa T Records latest Miami studio to launch

Maybach Music Group, We The Best Music Group, and Slip N Slide Records are three music labels that launched in Miami. Each one of these gave birth to a Miami-based artist that blew up to national fame like Rick Ross, ...

From kibbutz to kreyol

A beer-chilling breeze glides through 71st Street off Northwest Sixth Avenue. Black men with time-speckled beards gather under dry, coconut trees. A mini jitney squeezes down the narrow-waisted block as the dissonant melody of Haitian Kreyol and Jamaican patois crescendos ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The Miami-Dade National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) holds a Miami Greek Picnic on Saturday, April 30 from 12 to 5 p.m. at the Historic Virginia Key Beach. Visit MiamiGreekPicnic.EventBrite.com. Miami Northwester Class of 1966 will have their 50th reunion dance ...

The Social Whirl

“Shuffle Along” a 1921 musical which was one of the earliest stage hits that was written, directed and starred in by Blacks opened on Broadway April 28th and two young performers in the ensemble, Karissa Royster and Curtis Holland are ...

FMU shines at Sun Conference

The Florida Memorial University men's and women's track and field teams performed well at the Sun Conference Track and Field Championship in Miramar. The men finished in fifth place with 76 points and the women’s team came in fifth with ...

Competing for the gold

They journeyed to Pompano Beach for the Florida State High School Track and Field Region competition at Blanche Ely High School. The first four finishers in each event advanced to the finals at Bradenton IMG Academy on May 6 and ...

Soup: A dose of kindness

Recently, I received an urgent request from a friend who lives in Canada. She needed someone in Miami to take some food to a mutual friend who was ill and unable to fend for himself. Since I had just taken ...

Here comes ‘The Yard’

Three-time NAACP Image Award® winner and Writers Guild of America nominee, Felicia D. Henderson (“Soul Food,” “Gossip Girl,” “Everybody Hates Chris”), has received a greenlight for her BET Networks two-hour drama pilot, “The Yard.” Henderson is the creator of Showtime’s ...